'This reflects the working of a vibrant democracy, which gives space to those who hold varying views,' the Centre said.
The report mentions India’s fall 'from the upper ranks of free nations could have a particularly damaging impact on global democratic standards'
There have been only three occasions till now that the country did not have a chief guest to attend Republic Day.
The farmers have been misled and instigated, and should accept Centre's compromised formula, he says
A protest against protests must be too much democracy, indeed, but this unfailing support that the government enjoys is the fundamental challenge a “democracy” at 2020 could face, of turning into an emotional regime.
Former vice president Hamid Ansari says against religiosity and strident nationalism, patriotism is a more positive concept.
'Was this a question of censorship?' asks a statement published online after panel discussion was abruptly cancelled.
BSP leader Bhim Rajbhar has claimed that the BSP will form the next government in Uttar Pradesh
Expressing concern over hate speeches and personal remarks by leaders of all political parties, Singh said there is no place for hatred in healthy politics.
Gandhi tagged a news report along with his tweet that claimed that Opposition members demanding a division of votes were on their seats when the farm bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha, while the government said they were not.
Representative legislature, balanced executive, judicial review, media scrutiny and the checks and balances between them, together make a democracy. But is this all we need to keep a democracy? Gaurav Shetty argues that a democracy cannot maintain its structure on its own.
Having been a critical messenger to Subhash Bose across borders, my grandfather had joined the “Bengal Volunteers” party at the age of 15 and told me that he realised his life’s mission right then – to serve and die for his country, writes Isheeta Ganguly.
Anndy Flower and Henry Olonga "mourn the death of democracy in Zimbabwe", launching an unprecedented attack against the Robert Mugabe government
In a democracy, competence and deliverance alone are not enough. The public service also has to be representative if the state is to liberate rather than enslave.
The economist said the ruling party should want a better opposition to keep it under check.
India's overall score fell from 7.23 in 2018 to 6.90 in the Index that provides a snapshot of the current state of democracy worldwide for 165 independent states and two territories.
Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying repeated Chinese accusations that the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act “seriously interfered” in Hong Kong's internal affairs, and appeared to back up China's threats that the U.S. would bear the costs of the decision.
Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accusing the Congress of dynasty politics, the Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said no one could stop anyone from joining politics in a democracy.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP/PTI
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.